[Comic Book News] Dark Horse to Release 3-Volume Spinoff Sci-Fi/Horror Manga Series GANTZ G


First Volume of “Gantz G” Available June 2018

The adult science-fiction/horror manga Gantz concluded its epic run in 2015, and now Dark Horse Manga is excited to reveal Gantz G, a three-volume spinoff series set in the Gantz universe. Written by series creator Hiroya Oku (HenZero One) and illustrated by Keita Iizuka (Blue Gralia), Gantz G is all-out action and fierce imagination, not for the kids and definitely not for those of tender sensibilities!

Gantz G follows a group of teenagers involved in a lethal bus plunge as they wake in an abandoned schoolroom where an ominous black sphere announces YOUR LIVES HAVE ENDED. HOW YOU USE YOUR NEW LIVES IS ENTIRELY UP TO ME. Given weapons, uniforms, a mission, and a deadly ultimatum, the new Gantz team is sent to battle a menacing array of bizarre alien invaders who, if not defeated, will ably demonstrate how the dead can still die!

Praise for Gantz:

“Drawn with eye-popping realism . . . raising standard geek fare to a new level of sophistication.”
Entertainment Weekly

Gantz is a mind-blowing sci-fi suspense story that reads like a first-person shooter video game.”

Gantz is the nastiest manga in the North American market.”
Ain’t It Cool News

The Gantz G Volume One paperback goes on sale June 13, 2018, and is available for preorder on AmazonBarnes & NobleTFAW, and at your local comic shop. This shrink-wrapped and stickered volume boasts 216 pages of explicit content available for $13.99.

About Dark Horse:

For more than thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The MaskGhostX, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon AgeBuffy the Vampire SlayerAliensConan, Tomb RaiderHaloThe Witcher,SerenityGame of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today, Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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